British Executions

William Meynell Robertson

Age: 32

Sex: male

Crime: murder

Date Of Execution: 6 Dec 1927

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Liverpool

Method: hanging

Executioner: Thomas Pierrepoint


William Meynell Robertson murdered his girlfriend Evelyn Mary Jennings 33 by cutting her throat at Dam Wood, Speke, near Liverpool on 15 August 1927. Her head had been nearly severed. After he attempted to commit suicide.

see Gloucester Citizen - Monday 12 September 1927

see National Archives - ASSI 52/394